Jackie Boor and her brother, Randy Otremba, completed the paperwork so Army veteran Otremba could get a low-interest CalVets loan for a mobilehome in Crescent City. The program, first approved in 1922, is threatened by the Republican tax overhaul in Congress.
Jackie Boor and her brother, Randy Otremba, completed the paperwork so Army veteran Otremba could get a low-interest CalVets loan for a mobilehome in Crescent City. The program, first approved in 1922, is threatened by the Republican tax overhaul in Congress. Dean Hupp
Jackie Boor and her brother, Randy Otremba, completed the paperwork so Army veteran Otremba could get a low-interest CalVets loan for a mobilehome in Crescent City. The program, first approved in 1922, is threatened by the Republican tax overhaul in Congress. Dean Hupp
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Seven ways the Republican tax plan will hurt Californians, especially veterans in need

November 10, 2017 01:30 PM

UPDATED November 15, 2017 04:40 PM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.